Newcastle United team complete double deadline day swoop

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Newcastle United Women have brought in two new signings to strengthen their FA Women’s National League Division One North title bid.

Newcastle United Women have announced the double capture of Cara Milne-Redhead and Charlyann Pizzarello, subject to final confirmation from the FA

The transfer window for FA Women’s Super League and Championship clubs shuts today, but the Lady Magpies have sealed two signings just in time.

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Becky Langley’s side are in the fourth tier but have added Championship experience to their ranks. Milne-Redhead has previously plied her trade for Coventry United Women, while Pizzarello has arrived from from Lewes Women.

Milne-Redhead was on the books of Manchester City and Manchester United as a youngster.

Upon signing, she said: “I’m really excited to join Newcastle United. It’s an unbelievable club and I’ve been extremely impressed with both the professionalism and the ambition that everyone associated with the club has shown.

“Since my first meeting with Becky (Langley), I have been made to feel at home and I’m really excited to kick on and help the team get promoted.

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“I aim to be able to bring my experience from the FA Championship to help get Newcastle to where they belong.”

Pizzarello, meanwhile, has international experience representing Gibraltar. The 25-year-old played in Spain before arriving in England in September.

“I’m extremely grateful to be a part of Newcastle United,” Pizzarello said. “To get the opportunity to fight alongside the team in reaching the top of the table at the end of the season is amazing. I can’t wait to get started.”

Upon the duo’s acquisition, manager Becky Langley said: “I am very happy about recruiting both Cara and Charlyann. They both bring experience from the Championship, and this will only help bolster the Newcastle Women’s squad, as they have experience from two leagues higher.

“The girls have been training with us for the last three weeks and I’m really excited to see them hit the ground running in a Newcastle shirt.”

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